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A Day at the Park Mini Album by Suzy Plantamura

What better way to document a fun day at the park with your little boy than with a cute mini album? Suzy Plantamura shares such an album using pictures of her friend's son.

A Day at the Park Mini Album by Suzy Plantamura
Supplies: Charming Collin Paper (35263) - Dear Lizzy Enchanted, Forest Gardens Paper (35226) - City Park, Lakeside Park Paper (35224) - City Park, Courtland Gardens Paper (35232) - City Park, Royal Gardens Paper (35234) - City Park, Skyline Park Paper (35235) - City Park, Fairmont Gardens Paper (35242) - City Park, Mountain Park Paper (35231) - City Park, Bay Park Paper (35246) - City Park, Fantastic Limeaid (53109) - Thickers, Gate (42175) - Remarks, Reinforced Decorative Tags (77244) - Bits, Trail (42183) - Remarks, Bones Borders (53106) - Thickers, Madame O. Ghoul Paper (35192) - Boo!, Lively (89288) - Ribbon, Leafy (89289) - Ribbon, Open Stock Ribbon Grosgrain (89251) - Ribbon

Suzy says, "Mini albums are so easy and fun to make when you have a scrapbook line of products that you love that all go together! I made this album with my new favorite line - City Park. The colors are amazing and the patterns work well for both boys and girls as you can see here (hey, you can use a little pink in a boy book too, right?). I made this for my good friend who has the cutest little six-year-old boy, Charlie. I created one page using two colors of blue felt and zig zag stitched around the edges to hold it together – you can leave an opening so you can use it as a pocket. I also stitched around most of paper on the pages before I attached them to the chipboard. I even added some Boo! to this book – the chipboard borders work great for non-Halloween themes as well. I paper pieced the tree together on the yellow page to mimic a tree on one of the City Park tags. Whenever I use stickers on a project, I always back them with white cardstock and cut them out – this allows me to use pop dots behind them and not have to commit them to paper until I know where I want them. Once I ran out of pictures of Charlie at the park, I left some blank pages for his mom to add in later on another park visit... I hope she likes it!"

I'm sure she'll LOVE it Suzy, I'm sure she will :)

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